7th Pay Commission – Allowance Committee Meeting postponed to 25th October 2016
Shri. M.Krishnan,Secretary General, Confederation of central Government Employees and Workers, has informed in his blog that the Government has Postponed the Meeting of Allowance Committee meeting from 13-10-2016 to 25-10-2016. The message posted in Confedeartionhq blog is given below..
“ALLOWANCE COMMITTEE MEETING & JCM NATIONAL COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEE MEETINGS POSTPONED TO 25th OCTOBER 2016
GOVERNMENT INFORMED THAT MEETINGS OF THE ALLOWANCE COMMITTEE AND JCM NATIONAL COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEE SCHEDULED TO BE HELD ON 13TH OCTOBER 2016 STANDS POSTPONED TO 25th OCTOBER 2016 “
ZEE NEWS REOPRT:- The Central Government employees will have to wait a little more for the implementation of revised allowance as the government has decided to delay it by a month following the surgical strikes that India recently carried out, media reports say.
Indian security forces carried out surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC) on September 29 after a terror attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri on September 18.
As per reports in the media, the government has decided to delay the report of special committee on hiked allowances recommended by the 7th Pay Commission till November.
Media reports quoting top Finance Ministry officials said that government has decided to delay the announce of higher allowances “Fearing any eventual terrorism incident” in the country to “respect public sentiments” in the wake of the Indian Army’s surgical strikes.
On July 22, the Committee on Allowances was set up to decide on revision of allowance as Justice A K Mathur panel had earlier recommended abolition of 51 allowances and subsuming 37 others.
This Committee was constituted on July 22, and was to submit its report within four months. The first meeting of the Committee was held on August 4.
The recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission cover 48 lakh Central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners.